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Gitmo Prisoner, Hunger-Striking for Nine Years, Cleared for Release
World  (tags: : Rights, U.S., Guantanamo, Torture )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Shalabi, one of the first prisoners brought to Guantanamo in January 2002, was never charged with a crime.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit Glastonbury on Sunday
World  (tags: Dalai Lama, Glastonbury Festival )

Judy
- 3 days ago - glastonburyfestivals.co.uk
The key themes throughout the visit will be the promotion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's message of compassion, non-violence and the oneness of humanity.
President Obama: Confront CIA Torture - TAKE ACTON!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Center for Constitutional Rights, President Obama, CIA, torture, prosecute torture, petition )

Judy
- 3 days ago - ccrjustice.org
With more and more evidence and startling examples of CIA savagery and treachery, how can President Obama continue to stand by his decision not to prosecute torturers?
Christie's Conspiracy: Terror Plot of the Fort Dix Five
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, FBI, Fort Dix Five, entrapment, grave injustice, the Duka Brothers, bogus conspiracy charges, paid informants, lies, anti-Muslim hysteria, fake terror plot )

Judy
- 3 days ago - firstlook.org
The story of the Duka brothers stands out because of the deliberate and brazen way the brothers were entrapped by authorities, assisted by their paid informants. Christie uses this bogus state-orchestrated "terrorism" case to bolster his political career.
This Sci-Fi Novel's Post-Apocalyptic Future Could Become Reality All Too Soon
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Drought, Environment, Fiction, Paolo Bacigalupi, science fiction, The Southwest, The Water Knife, Water )

Judy
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"It occurred to me at that moment that I wasnâEUR(TM)t actually standing in the middle of a drought, I was time traveling."
Christine Taubira Says Snowden and Assange Could Find Home in France
World  (tags: spying scandal, spying, WikiLeaks, National Security Agency (NSA), Francois Hollande, Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, Barack Obama, London, France, United States, Russia )

Judy
- 3 days ago - firstlook.org
A French leftist newspaper had said giving Snowden asylum would be a "single gesture" that would send "a clear and useful message to Washington," in response to the "contempt" the U.S. showed by spying on France's president.
King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Trade, TPP, Corporate Power, Ralph Nader )

Judy
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
I challenge President Obama to state publically that he has read the entire TPP. Even a benign monarch would do this for his/her trusting subjects.
Council of Europe Calls on U.S. to Let Snowden Have a Fair Trial
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, Council of Europe, whistleblowers )

Judy
- 5 days ago - firstlook.org
The Council urged the United States on Tuesday to allow NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to return home and make the case that his actions had positive effects.
The VA's Broken Promise To Thousands Of Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VA, veterans, mustard gas experiments, broken promises, health consequences )

Judy
- 5 days ago - npr.org
In secret chemical weapons experiments conducted during World War II, the U.S. military exposed thousands of American troops to mustard gas. When those experiments were formally declassified in the 1990s, the Dept. of Veterans Affairs made two promises...
Dow Crop Chemical Labeled 'Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans'
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxics, 2, 4-D, pesticides, GMO foods, GMO labeling )

Judy
- 6 days ago - ewg.org
The decision by some of the world's leading cancer experts to classify the herbicide 2,4-D as a possible carcinogen, underscores the risk posed by the U.S. government's recent approval of 2,4-D for use on genetically engineered, or GMO, crops.
 
 
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